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El Toro Wilderness Area, Caribbean National Forest

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The El Toro Wilderness, located within the Caribbean National Forest, is home to the Puerto Rican Parrot, one of the 10 most endangered birds in the world. A parrot aviary was established on the forest in 1972 to hatch parrot eggs and fledge the young birds in captiviity before their release into the wild.


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